188Jan 18, 2013
City Budget Issues
Mayors Scott Smith and Stephen Benjamin, in Washington for the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting, talked about some of the ways they are coping with federal budget issues at the local ...
97Jan 19, 2012
Panelists talked about ways to increase U.S. exports, the importance of tourism, and attracting business to U.S. cities. They also responded to questions from the audience.
107Jan 17, 2012
Energy Efficiencies and Renewables
Chair: MIGUEL A. PULIDO Mayor of Santa Ana
Remarks: TOM VILSACK Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rep. FRANK PALLONE, JR. U.S. House of Representatives (NJ)
57Jan 17, 2012
U.S. Conference of Mayors Opening Press Conference
Mayors spoke to reporters and released the 2012 State of Metro Economies report. It found that many cities continued to struggle and could take five years to fully recover. They called on ...
227Feb 24, 2011
Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Cut Proposals
Several U.S. Conference of Mayors top officials held a news conference on proposed cuts to the Community Development Block Grant program that passed the U.S. House as part of 2011 federal spending ...
161Jan 22, 2010
Economy's Impact on Mesa, Arizona
Mayor Scott Smith talked about the impact the economy is having on the city of Mesa, stimulus spending, foreclosures, and job loss. He responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
118Jan 21, 2010
Secretary Ray LaHood Remarks
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood delivered remarks at the 2010 Winter U.S. Conference of Mayors. He talked about efforts to funnel federal dollars into local infrastructure and ...
277Nov 19, 2009
Urban Fiscal Challenges
Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and the National League of Cities hosted a forum on city fiscal conditions, the responses being undertaken by creative mayors, and the implications for national ...